UCAR Stockholders Approve Name Change

May 07, 2002 by Jeff Shepard

UCAR International Inc. (Wilmington, DE) announced that the company's stockholders approved the change of the company's name to GrafTech International Ltd. at its annual meeting of stockholders. The name change was previously approved by the board of directors and is now effective.

"We believe the name GrafTech International Ltd. more accurately reflects our new emphasis on graphite and carbon technology, our new competitive strategies, and our new corporate vision to be a graphite- and carbon-technology-based energy solutions company," commented GrafTech Chairman and CEO Gil Playford.